Period
to 21 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for WebSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere over the 6 months to 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM WebSphere
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 78 54
Rank change year-on-year +25 -24 -9
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 26 16 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.81% 1.98% 3.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.21% 6.69% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 15
Essex median daily rate £500 £265 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +88.68% -33.75% -
10th Percentile £413 £255 £302
90th Percentile £536 £559 £454
East of England median daily rate £500 £394 £438
% change year-on-year +26.98% -10.00% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Essex median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +14.29% -
East of England median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -18.75% +14.29% +4.48%

WebSphere is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 183 239 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 26.83% 29.54% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 166 78
Essex median daily rate £513 £450 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.89% +22.45% -4.55%
10th Percentile £327 £261 £201
90th Percentile £611 £571 £500
East of England median daily rate £450 £424 £425
% change year-on-year +6.26% -0.35% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 13
Essex median hourly rate £31.03 £36.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.40% +3.57% +48.94%
10th Percentile £18.75 £19.88 £11.50
90th Percentile £37.49 £39.38 £62.20
East of England median hourly rate £18.82 £18.96 £21.00
% change year-on-year -0.75% -9.71% -2.33%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing WebSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Essex

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WebSphere in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Essex

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in Essex over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in Essex

WebSphere
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere in Essex

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Essex region over the 6 months to 21 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea +20 7 £475 -10.59%
Brentwood +4 3 - -
Basildon - 2 £513 - 1
WebSphere
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 25 (96.15%) Java
2 15 (57.69%) IBM
3 14 (53.85%) Spring
3 14 (53.85%) Spring Boot
4 12 (46.15%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (46.15%) SQL
5 11 (42.31%) Jenkins
6 10 (38.46%) Test Strategy
6 10 (38.46%) Oracle
7 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
7 9 (34.62%) Unix
7 9 (34.62%) Linux
7 9 (34.62%) Process Improvement
7 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
7 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (30.77%) Web Services
9 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
9 7 (26.92%) SOAP
9 7 (26.92%) Selenium
9 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
9 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
9 7 (26.92%) Gradle
9 7 (26.92%) DevOps
10 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
10 6 (23.08%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (23.08%) RESTful
10 6 (23.08%) Cucumber
10 6 (23.08%) Maven
10 6 (23.08%) Pair Programming
10 6 (23.08%) MySQL

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (3.85%) Apache
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (3.85%) IIS
1 1 (3.85%) Jetty
1 1 (3.85%) Mongrel
1 1 (3.85%) nginx
1 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.85%) Google App Engine
2 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) DHCP
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
1 1 (3.85%) FTP
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
1 1 (3.85%) IPsec
1 1 (3.85%) SSL
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) MySQL
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Jenkins
2 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
3 7 (26.92%) Gradle
3 7 (26.92%) Selenium
4 6 (23.08%) Cucumber
4 6 (23.08%) Maven
5 4 (15.38%) AccuRev
6 3 (11.54%) Artifactory
7 2 (7.69%) JUnit
8 1 (3.85%) Ant
8 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
8 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
8 1 (3.85%) Subversion
8 1 (3.85%) TestDirector
8 1 (3.85%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Automotive
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (80.77%) Developer
2 15 (57.69%) Java Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.54%) DevOps Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Java WebSphere Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Backend Developer
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Integration Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Unix Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) Spring
1 14 (53.85%) Spring Boot
2 8 (30.77%) Web Services
3 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
3 7 (26.92%) SOAP
4 6 (23.08%) JMS
4 6 (23.08%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (23.08%) RESTful
5 5 (19.23%) Gherkin
5 5 (19.23%) J2EE
6 2 (7.69%) HTML
6 2 (7.69%) Play Framework
6 2 (7.69%) Servlets
6 2 (7.69%) Struts
6 2 (7.69%) XML
7 1 (3.85%) CSS
7 1 (3.85%) EclipseLink
7 1 (3.85%) OAuth2
7 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (3.85%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.85%) Clustering
1 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Linux
1 9 (34.62%) Unix
2 5 (19.23%) Solaris
3 1 (3.85%) AIX
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.85%) SUSE
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (38.46%) Test Strategy
3 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (34.62%) Process Improvement
4 7 (26.92%) DevOps
4 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
5 6 (23.08%) Pair Programming
6 4 (15.38%) Release Management
6 4 (15.38%) TDD
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
7 3 (11.54%) Web Application Development
8 2 (7.69%) Microservices
8 2 (7.69%) User Stories
8 2 (7.69%) Web Development
9 1 (3.85%) Deployment Automation
9 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (3.85%) Front End Development
9 1 (3.85%) Mob Programming
9 1 (3.85%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) Java
2 12 (46.15%) SQL
3 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
4 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
5 4 (15.38%) Groovy
5 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
6 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Ansible
2 2 (7.69%) Puppet
3 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) IBM
2 10 (38.46%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) WSO2
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe
4 1 (3.85%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (3.85%) Google
4 1 (3.85%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) VMware